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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

2013 Student Paper Competition - Condon Prize for Best Student Essay in Psychological Anthrpology

2013 Condon Prize for Best Student Essay in Psychological Anthropology

The Society for Psychological Anthropology solicits entries for the 2013
G. Condon Prize for the best student essay in psychological anthropology.

The winner will be awarded $500 and one year's free membership in the
Society for
Psychological Anthropology.

The winning essay will be published in Ethos after working with the Editor to
revise and prepare the final manuscript.

The prize is named for the late Richard G. Condon, whose work included the
of adolescence, family, and change among the Canadian Inuit.

Psychological anthropology is defined broadly to include
interrelationships among
psychological, social and cultural phenomena.

Essays will be judged on their relevance to psychological anthropology,
theoretical and methodological strengths, and organization and clarity.

The winner will be recognized at the 2013 SPA Business Meeting in Chicago.

Papers submitted for consideration must follow these guidelines:

1. No evidence of the author's identity may be provided in any way
the text or by reference in the paper.

2. The author's name, address, email, student affiliation, and the
title of
the paper must be provided in an email message to which the paper is
attached, and
the paper should only be identified by title – and not by author's name –
in the

3. Authors must be students at the time of submitting the paper, but
need not be members of the Society for Psychological Anthropology.

4. Papers must not exceed 9000 words inclusive of references.

5. Papers must follow the American Anthropological Association style
available at:

6. Papers must be submitted and received by August 15, 2013. Entries
should be emailed as MS Word attachments to Harold Odden, SPA
Secretary-Treasurer, at

Please direct any questions to Merav Shohet, Condon committee chair, at

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